The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 575 615 610
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -5
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 20 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.008% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.010% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 10
Median daily rate £325 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £39.37 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.37 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -0.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38173 41342 39811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.45% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25638 27209 26333
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1236 1136
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Compatibility Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the England region.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Compatibility Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the England region.

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +36 8 £350 -
South West +18 6 £325 - 1
North East - 4 - -
London +3 1 £345 - 1
North West - 1 £325 -
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (59.38%) QA
1 19 (59.38%) BDD
2 18 (56.25%) Selenium
3 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
4 14 (43.75%) JMeter
4 14 (43.75%) Finance
4 14 (43.75%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) Spring
4 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
5 13 (40.63%) User Stories
5 13 (40.63%) Performance Testing
5 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (40.63%) JIRA
6 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 11 (34.38%) Web Services
7 11 (34.38%) Regression Testing
8 10 (31.25%) WebDriver
8 10 (31.25%) SoapUI
8 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
9 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 7 (21.88%) WCAG
11 7 (21.88%) WAI
11 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (21.88%) TDD
11 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
11 7 (21.88%) Scrum
11 7 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) Confluence
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DHCP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
1 4 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Selenium
2 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
3 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 14 (43.75%) JMeter
4 13 (40.63%) JIRA
5 10 (31.25%) SoapUI
5 10 (31.25%) WebDriver
6 7 (21.88%) Burp Suite
6 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
7 6 (18.75%) Ant
7 6 (18.75%) Gradle
7 6 (18.75%) Hudson
7 6 (18.75%) jMock
7 6 (18.75%) JUnit
7 6 (18.75%) Maven
8 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.63%) Electronics
3 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Software Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) QA Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tester
7 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Spring
2 11 (34.38%) Web Services
3 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) Ajax
4 6 (18.75%) Java EE
4 6 (18.75%) JMS
4 6 (18.75%) REST
4 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (9.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (12.50%) BYOD
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) RIA
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (59.38%) BDD
2 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (40.63%) Performance Testing
2 13 (40.63%) User Stories
3 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 11 (34.38%) Regression Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 7 (21.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
7 7 (21.88%) OWASP
7 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Scrum
7 7 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (21.88%) TDD
7 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Groovy
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) QA
2 7 (21.88%) WAI
2 7 (21.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (12.50%) vSphere
1 4 (12.50%) XenApp
1 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (9.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) AppDNA
1 4 (12.50%) EdgeSight
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Atlassian
1 6 (18.75%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
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